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Definition of Alms
AlmsAlms Alms, n. sing. & pl. [OE. almes, almesse, AS. [ae]lmysse,
fr. L. eleemosyna, Gr. ? mercy, charity, alms, fr. ? to pity.
Cf. Almonry, Eleemosynary.]
Anything given gratuitously to relieve the poor, as money,
food, or clothing; a gift of charity.
A devout man . . . which gave much alms to the people.
--Acts x. 2.
Alms are but the vehicles of prayer. --Dryden.
Tenure by free alms. See Frankalmoign. --Blackstone.
Note: This word alms is singular in its form (almesse), and
is sometimes so used; as, ``asked an alms.' --Acts
iii. 3.``Received an alms.' --Shak. It is now,
however, commonly a collective or plural noun. It is
much used in composition, as almsgiver, almsgiving,
alms bag, alms chest, etc.
Meaning of Alms from wikipedia
(/ɑːmz/, /ɑːlmz/) or almsgiving involves giving
as an act of virtue, either materially
or in the sense
of providing capabilities
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